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Are you a bit InnQUIZitive???

Are you a bit InnQUIZitive???

Starting Tuesday 23rd November, the club will be hosting the InnQUIZitive Trivia Quiz Event every Tuesday evening. The bar will be open from 4om with bar meals available from 5pm with the quiz to start at 7.30pm – FREE ENTRY with lots of prizes each week. Tables can be 2 people up to 10 people […]

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WELCOME AUSTRALIA’S NEW ICEBREAKER

WELCOME AUSTRALIA’S NEW ICEBREAKER

WELCOME AUSTRALIA’S NEW ICEBREAKER TO HOBART – RSV NUYINA (noy-yee-nah) – this Saturday 16 October 2021 The RSV Nuyina is scheduled to come up the River Derwent between 06:30-10:00hrs and berth at Macquarie Wharf. Come out on the water to accompany the RSV Nuyina into port. For those racing in the Harbour Series, its great […]

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TRY RACING @ DSS

TRY RACING @ DSS

TRY RACING @ DSS every Thursday evening during our Twilight Series. This season the Derwent Sailing Squadron has introduced “Try Racing” for people to experience racing during our Thursday evening Twilight races. This opportunity is for participants who wish to begin sailing in a keelboat. Last Thursday was extremely well supported, with 6 participants experiencing […]

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COMBINED CLUBS LONG RACE SERIES PREVIEW

COMBINED CLUBS LONG RACE SERIES PREVIEW

The Combined Clubs Summer Pennant kicks off on Saturday with the first race in the Long Race Series, conducted by the Derwent Sailing Squadron. Including courses in Storm Bay and the Channel, as well as transiting the tricky River Derwent, the race will see a fleet of over 40 boats greet the starter at 10:00. […]

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New Winter winners on Derwent

New Winter winners on Derwent

Race three of the Combined Clubs Winter Series on the Derwent today produced four new race winners on a morning of challenging sailing in steady rain and a 10-12 knot south-easterly, an unusual breeze for this time of the year. The sou’-easter did, however, allow the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania to set a good […]

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Youth to the fore in Winter Series

Youth to the fore in Winter Series

The skills and enthusiasm of young sailors has contributed to the impressive performance of at least two yachts contesting the Combined Clubs Winter Series, Jazz Player and Crusader. Jazz Player, a New Zealand designed and built a Bakewell-White Z39, owned and skippered by John Dryden, a member of the Kettering Yacht Club and the Derwent […]

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Oskana leads yachting comeback

Oskana leads yachting comeback

Combined Clubs Winter Series 2020 – Race 2 Yacht racing finally returned to the River Derwent today, with the fleet of 53 boats, crewed by 370 sailors, enjoying near perfect racing conditions on a sunny winter’s morning with a 10-15 knot nor’nor’westerly breeze. The honour of leading the big fleet across the finish line in the […]

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